LuVerne Svoboda

LuVerne Svoboda

LuVerne Svoboda

LuVerne Svoboda, 93, Grand Forks, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020, at Valley Senior Living-Columbia Road in Grand Forks.

A pri – vate service will be held at Historic Norman Funeral Home Chapel, with burial at Calvary North Cemetery, Grand Forks.

LuVerne Kathleen Weaver, daughter of Andrew and Kathleen ( Jones) Weaver, was born April 7, 1927, in Conway. She was raised and attended elementary school in Johnstown. She graduated from Gilby High School in Gilby and attended Aaker’s Business College in Grand Forks. She married Stanley Svoboda on Feb. 8, 1948, in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Ardoch. They made their home in Johnstown where she managed the post office and operated the family grocery store. The couple moved to Grand Forks in 1968 and she was employed in the food service department at University of North Dakota and Implement Dealers Insurance.

She is survived by her son, Kevin Svoboda, Rosemont, Minnesota; daughters, Andrea ( Gary) Stroh, Vancouver, Washington, Ramona a(Danny) Norton, East Grand Forks, Minnesota; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband on June 10, 2012; and brothers, Duane Weaver and Kenneth Weaver.

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